My 50 state quarters coin collection

What are fifty state quarters?
In 1997, the 50 States Commemorative Coin Program Act was signed into law, declaring that the government wished to honor the unique nature of the United States of America through a series of collectible coins. The first state quarters were produced in 1999 and are being released in the order in which states were admitted to the Union.

Quarter Release Schedule (by year)
1999 – Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, and Connecticut
2000 – Massachusetts, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, and Virginia
2001 – New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Kentucky
2002 – Tennessee, Ohio, Louisiana, Indiana, and Mississippi
2003 – Illinois, Alabama, Maine, Missouri, and Arkansas
2004 – Michigan, Florida, Texas, Iowa, and Wisconsin
2005 – California, Minnesota, Oregon, Kansas, and West Virginia
2006 – Nevada, Nebraska, Colorado, North Dakota, and South Dakota
2007 – Montana, Washington, Idaho, Wyoming, and Utah
2008 – Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona, Alaska, and Hawaii

These state quarters are unique because the typical eagle design on the back of the quarter has been replaced by a design chosen to represent each state. For instance, the Wisconsin quarter celebrates that state's farming heritage with a picture of a cow, a wheel of cheese and cornstalks. New York's quarter features an outline of the state behind the iconic Statue of Liberty.

Need Help Starting a State Quarter Collection?
When the U.S. Mint launched its State Quarter program back in 1999, the number of coin collectors in this country exploded astronomically. According to the U.S. Mint, State Quarters are currently collected by 130 million people, which translates to about one person in every home in America.

With just two years left to go in the 10-year program, those who got a late start are having a hard time finding the early coins. All of the quarters minted between 1999 and 2005 are now out of issue.

You could try to build a collection by pulling quarters out of the change you get at the store, or by making regular visits to the bank and asking the tellers to go through their open quarter rolls, but a better way to do it is by turning to a company like The Morgan Mint.

"No other collectible commodity in history has ever achieved such soaring popularity, and these quarters will only grow in value as the years go by," says Kole. "Better get them before they're gone."

September 18, 2008
a patient saw that I am collecting these coins, and today she send me this 2 cons to add my collections. Thanks Mrs. Domingue :)

my other collections :

02/6/2009 setelah 10 tahun mengumpulkan series quarters koin, akhirnya hari ini komplit juga setelah ibu lewter, salah seorang pasien ditempat saya bekerja menghadiahkan saya 4 koin dari state hawaii, alaska, utah dan wyoming.
dia sampai minta dikirimi oleh anaknya yang tinggal di Amerika.

I am so lucky and Happy.. :)

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